William Gebhard Dolbow Jr.

Born: Mon., Oct. 11, 1943
Died: Fri., Apr. 21, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 26, 2017
Location: Bope-Thomas Funeral Home

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Wed., Apr. 26, 2017
Location: Bope-Thomas Funeral Home

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William Gebhard “Bill” Dolbow Jr., 73, of Somerset, was unexpectedly called to be with the Lord at 4:47 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017.
Bill was born October 11, 1943 in Salem, NJ, the son of the late William G. and Alice Eleanor Cline Dolbow Sr. He retired in 2005 from General Motors in Wilmington, Delaware after over 35 years of service. He loved farming and pursued it his whole life. He enjoyed riding his golf cart while looking at his land and enjoying nature. He loved his family being a father, grandfather and great-grandfather, as well as his dogs, the late Bud and his current dog Weiser. Bill never knew a stranger and was a friend to all.
Bill is survived by two daughters, Kim M. (Rodney) Boswell of Washington Court House and Tammy Lynn (Arnie) Bands of Maryland; two sons, William Gebhard (Jennifer) Dolbow III of Glenford and Thomas “T.J.” (Melissa) Dolbow of Upper Arlington; eleven grandchildren, Dani, Haley, Henry “Hank”, Jennifer, Brittany, Tara, Chloe, Catherine, Michael, Nick and Sabrina; five great-grandchildren, Aubree, Zoee, Candence, Charlee and Addi; and two brothers, Kenneth Dolbow of Pennsylvania and Jerry Dolbow of Montana.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset, Ohio where services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor Eric Wolford officiating.

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Stephanie Noel
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017


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Linda Pauley
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Kim - I am so sorry to hear about your father's passing. You and your family are in my prayers. Linda

nicole savage
   Posted Tue April 25, 2017
With Deepest sympathy. May the Lord comfort you during your time of sorrow. I know Uncle Gebhard will be with you in your hearts always. He loved you all dearly!
He will be missed dearly by all. Heaven gained another great person. So sorry.

The Savage family

Anne Morgan
   Posted Wed April 26, 2017
I wish to extend my deepest sympathies to all. I am so grateful to have known "Daddy Dolbow" as I would call him and have always enjoyed his sense of humor.

Lisa & Tim Martin
   Posted Wed April 26, 2017
Timothy and I are so sorry for your loss. We always looked forward to visiting him, and it was a special treat when his children were present also. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Earl and Paula Rakes
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
Farewell to Gebhard, Neighbor and Friend. To One who was always Full of Life, Fun Loving, but still dedicated to His family and friends. Until we meet again! Our Condolences to The Dolbow Family, William G. Dolbow's Heritage!

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